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Suggestions* for IEP goals for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders


Suggestions* for IEP goals for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders


      

      Social Skills:

   Affective:
   Understanding emotions
   Understanding body language
   Understanding facial expressions
   Behavioral:
   Initiating (in social situations)
   Maintaining (friendships and conversations)
   Responding (to another person's initiation)
   Cognitive:
   Thinking through social situations
   Perspective taking
   Theory of mind
   Problem solving.
      Self Regulation:
   Learning and using relaxation techniques and other strategies for staying calm
   Asking for a break
   Stating feelings and using words (or other forms of communication) appropriately
      Communication:
   Understanding and using nonverbal communication
   Using verbalizations to express themselves
   Mastering another form of communication child is nonverbal (ie PECS)
   Pragmatic Language, i.e. Beginning and Ending Conversations, Topic Maintenence
      Organizational and Work Skills:
   Attention to Task
   Finishing Tasks
   Working Independantly
   Managing Materials
   Switching Tasks
   Problem Solving
   Error Correcting (correcting own mistakes)
   Asking for Help
   Planning a Long-term Project
      Motor and Sensory Skills:
   Using adaptive equipment effectively
   Using adapted tools effectively
   Using sensory strategies
   Learning keyboarding skills
      Restricted Interests
   Increase flexibility
   Tolerate changes in schedules and activities
   Increase length of time for non-preferred subjects/activites
   Accepting mistakes of self and others